- Interest in Margiad Evans'work has revived, especially in Wales.
- The poet, novelist and illustration Peggy Eileen Whistler, who used the pseudonym Margiad Evans ( 1909 1958 ), moved to Bridstow with her family in 1921.
- His controversial critical book " The Withered Branch " ( 1950 ) attacked the twentieth century novels of Ernest Hemingway, E M Forster, Virginia Woolf, Margiad Evans, Aldous Huxley and James Joyce.
- Other writers that have been characterized as regional novelists, are the Bront?sisters, and writers like Mary Webb ( 1881 1927 ), Margiad Evans ( 1909 1958 ) and Geraint Goodwin ( 1903 1942 ), who are associate with the Welsh border region.
- Also born here was the poet, novelist and illustrator Peggy Eileen Whistler ( 1909 1958 ), who used the pseudonym Margiad Evans, and John Stears ( 1934 1999 ), the Academy Award-winning creator of James Bond's Aston Martin DB5 and " Star Wars " robots.